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Forum: Europe Yesterday, 02:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 118
Posted By Bodwick
http://www.ryeandbattleobserver.co.uk/webimage/1.5...

http://www.ryeandbattleobserver.co.uk/webimage/1.5995711.1397209329!/image/3143495460.jpg_gen/derivatives/articleImgDeriv_628px/3143495460.jpg
Forum: Europe Yesterday, 01:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 118
Posted By Bodwick
I've no idea what these busybodies legal standing...

I've no idea what these busybodies legal standing is.

It's the police that are dishing out tickets and congratulating themselves...

Two roads to watch:-

The road into Rye from Winchelsea for...
Forum: Europe 04-15-2014, 06:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 118
Posted By Bodwick
East Sussex - Rye Area - Speed Traps

From my local rag. This is the Rye area and surrounding villages. They/we now have residents running their own speed cameras...

"A number of bikers were caught riding at excessive speeds during a...
Forum: EMEA 03-09-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 390
Posted By Bodwick
I can back up Wildman's offer with a second...

I can back up Wildman's offer with a second choice of Rye. About half an hour from the tunnel, near Hastings.

I've a jet wash and full facilities for a scrub down before shipping. Garage parking....
Forum: Europe 03-02-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,007
Posted By Bodwick
Hello Mr Head, London is full of museums and...

Hello Mr Head,
London is full of museums and historic places of interest. It's also full of pubs... Out in the countryside there are castles and old houses. What sort of history are you interested...
Forum: Europe 03-01-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,007
Posted By Bodwick
When in July? If beer is your main purpose...

When in July?

If beer is your main purpose then you can't go wrong taking in a beer festival. There are two in July (in my area) Hastings 5th & 6th (http://hbmf.co.uk/) or (Canterbury worth a...
Forum: Trip Planning 02-24-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,948
Posted By Bodwick
I forgot to add a mattress... I go with a...

I forgot to add a mattress...

I go with a 3/4 length Thermarest.

The top one is the 3/4......
Forum: Trip Planning 02-24-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,416
Posted By Bodwick
The weather rotates between bright sunny days and...

The weather rotates between bright sunny days and windy rainy spells. It's been a very mild winter, very wet with lots of rain in places. We love talking about the weather...:evil

Have fun...

...
Forum: Trip Planning 02-24-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,948
Posted By Bodwick
I'd recommend a two man tent rather than going...

I'd recommend a two man tent rather than going for a one man. The extra space can be priceless in bad weather and for safe storage at night.

I've used a North Face Mountain 24 (discontinued) for...
Forum: Europe 02-05-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 595
Posted By Bodwick
I'm down near Rye but at 50 I'm apparently far...

I'm down near Rye but at 50 I'm apparently far too old to travel with you lot..:ken

I can pack my medieval dentistry kit (FleaBay replica 29.99) and some baby powder for your backsides to help...
Forum: Africa & Mid East 09-08-2013, 02:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,031
Posted By Bodwick
Hi Jestragon, I'll drop you a PM of my...

Hi Jestragon,

I'll drop you a PM of my details.

I've been meaning to head down your way to try the fishing for years now. It would be good to do some miles with you if I can arrange it.

I'll...
Forum: Africa & Mid East 07-18-2013, 06:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 788
Posted By Bodwick
I'm not sure what to make of your few posts...

I'm not sure what to make of your few posts amzouri...

Very strange.


Hope you got sorted in Dakar KTMforget...

.
Forum: Racing 04-24-2013, 07:15 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 284
Posted By Bodwick
UK-ITV4 - 24th April & 26th 9pm 2013 - Frontline to Finish Line

On UK TV tonight, Frontline to Finish Line, with the second part on Friday. From today's Independent (http://blogs.independent.co.uk/2013/04/24/dakar-rally-frontline-to-finish-line/)..

"Regular...
Forum: Africa & Mid East 01-30-2013, 08:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,031
Posted By Bodwick
Hi Raider, I've travelled many times from...

Hi Raider,

I've travelled many times from Gambia across Senegal and into Mauritania for the Dakar Rallye. I also own a bar in Gambia up at Janjangbureh/Georgetown should you be going that far I'll...
Forum: Europe 11-18-2012, 04:39 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,234
Posted By Bodwick
Born in Musselburgh, school in Moffat, moved to...

Born in Musselburgh, school in Moffat, moved to Darlington. Off to London then Africa and back to London.

Down near Rye now but moving back north soon.

Going to the West Coast as rural as...
Forum: Europe 07-21-2012, 04:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 836
Posted By Bodwick
If you got yourself onto the underground at...

If you got yourself onto the underground at Gloucester Road and grabbed a dark blue Piccadilly line train to Leicester Square. You could go down Haymarket and just past Her Majestys Theatre is a...
Forum: Racing 04-24-2012, 09:35 AM
Replies: 4,336
Views: 476,780
Posted By Bodwick
I'd be getting way too many "Off route -...

I'd be getting way too many "Off route - re-calculating" calls, for my liking...

:freaky
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-05-2012, 06:41 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,520
Posted By Bodwick
Good report, Looking at your bike I was...

Good report,

Looking at your bike I was reminded of an old CD175 I had about 35 years ago. It was a smashed wreck that I tried to repair as a kid.

I avoid Wales due to an aggressive police...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-02-2012, 03:42 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,211
Posted By Bodwick
Back in 1989 on the island of Re near La Rochelle...

Back in 1989 on the island of Re near La Rochelle I parked up and went to look at the beach, using the little lock on the bike to 'securely' lock my lid.

I came back a few minutes later to find no...
Forum: Racing 02-28-2012, 01:44 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 9,448
Posted By Bodwick
I don't follow the constantly changing rules on...

I don't follow the constantly changing rules on smoking but would be interested to hear...

I think all cig's are to be hidden from display in shops soon and maybe have to be packaged in unbranded...
Forum: Racing 02-28-2012, 08:17 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 9,448
Posted By Bodwick
I'm not sure the U.K. allows Marlboro to be...

I'm not sure the U.K. allows Marlboro to be advertised in print... It looks like BMW owns the rights to the bottom pic, no idea who owns the other two...

Most of my stuff is as close as possible...
Forum: Face plant 02-28-2012, 07:25 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,018
Posted By Bodwick
Just posted this in 'racing' and thought it would...

Just posted this in 'racing' and thought it would ease your stress knowing it happens to the best riders...

http://www.rallye.tv/images/Dakar2006/456V7006_001web_Dako6.jpg


:freaky
Forum: Racing 02-28-2012, 07:21 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 9,448
Posted By Bodwick
http://www.rallye.tv/images/Dakar2006/456V7006_001...

http://www.rallye.tv/images/Dakar2006/456V7006_001web_Dako6.jpg



:freaky
Forum: Racing 02-26-2012, 04:12 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 9,448
Posted By Bodwick
What country are you from GuyP? Can you be a bit...

What country are you from GuyP? Can you be a bit more specific about what you're looking for. What story are you running? Do you need something that's not been published before?



:freaky
Forum: Racing 02-02-2012, 02:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,366
Posted By Bodwick
The guy at 6mins off his head and crashed is a...

The guy at 6mins off his head and crashed is a classic of rambling coke head unable to comprehend what the fucks going on...
Forum: Racing 02-02-2012, 02:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,366
Posted By Bodwick
Both Chaos ...

Both Chaos (http://www.afinechaos.ca/3/post/2012/01/post-title-click-and-type-to-edit11.html)and Rawhyde (http://www.rawhyde-offroad.com/dakar/index.html)are well written.

I did a search for...
Forum: Racing 02-02-2012, 11:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,366
Posted By Bodwick
Lol Doyle... I'd like to read that story in ride...

Lol Doyle... I'd like to read that story in ride reports :D ...

Rawhyde (http://www.rawhyde-offroad.com/home.html)look quite a good company. Are they not members here?


:freaky
Forum: Racing 02-01-2012, 05:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,366
Posted By Bodwick
A bloke called Michael Quinn follows the Dakar

Came across this story in the Wall Street Journal and thought I'd post it. Not sure if it's JoMomma material or here...:D

"Riding a motorcycle may not seem like a workout, but Michael Quinn would...
Forum: Racing 01-06-2012, 11:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,108
Posted By Bodwick
According to Google:- TVR 107 a Ducati colour,...

According to Google:-
TVR 107 a Ducati colour, ICI code P965~1AV1B


:freaky
Forum: Racing 01-06-2012, 11:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,640
Posted By Bodwick
You could try a couple of options in Wales, fill...

You could try a couple of options in Wales, fill in your profile so we can see where you are.

There is Ady Smith's KTM off road skills course (http://www.adysmith.co.uk/).

Or WOBMW with Simon...
Forum: Racing 12-18-2011, 03:31 AM
Replies: 254
Views: 38,756
Posted By Bodwick
2007 No's 330 Philippe Gache and 427 Philippe...

2007 No's 330 Philippe Gache and 427 Philippe Godet's desert buggies...


http://www.rallye.tv/images/Dakar2007/456V9035_No330_Dak07_web001.jpg

...
Forum: Racing 12-14-2011, 11:00 AM
Replies: 254
Views: 38,756
Posted By Bodwick
The future... :evil Mr Qu Zhibu, from Zigong...

The future... :evil

Mr Qu Zhibu, from Zigong in China's Sichuan province. Constructed every part himself, with the exception of the engine, steering wheel, tires and petrol tank. Three years to...
Forum: Racing 12-13-2011, 04:22 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 38,756
Posted By Bodwick
A couple more pic's 2004 ...

A couple more pic's

2004
http://www.rallye.tv/images/Dakar2004/456V0654-No204-04-web1.jpg


2007
http://www.rallye.tv/images/Dakar2007/456V8673-No301-07-web1.jpg
Forum: Racing 12-13-2011, 03:43 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 38,756
Posted By Bodwick
Doyle is right, unfortunately... I still...

Doyle is right, unfortunately...

I still have a base in Gambia but won't travel to Mauritania or Mali and don't think I will (other than a rapid coastal crossing of Mauri) for a long long time.
...
Forum: Racing 12-01-2011, 05:48 AM
Replies: 4,336
Views: 476,780
Posted By Bodwick
Is anyone considering running the new Super...

Is anyone considering running the new Super Tenere?

You'll be needing a chrome polisher as well as a mechanic...

From the Tokyo motor show.
http://www.rallye.tv/odds/YamSupTen001.jpg

...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-10-2011, 02:39 AM
Replies: 1,498
Views: 948,603
Posted By Bodwick
Shot in Mauritania, I think it's the same. ...

Shot in Mauritania, I think it's the same.
http://www.rallye.tv/images/456V5334-01-No03-crop-web00.jpg



:freaky
Forum: Racing 10-08-2011, 10:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,314
Posted By Bodwick
Don't just sit on that bike, get it outside and...

Don't just sit on that bike, get it outside and off into it's natural environment...:clap:D

2004 was a good year...

http://www.rallye.tv/images/Dakar2004/456V0475_No10_Dak2004_web1.jpg

...
Forum: Racing 10-08-2011, 09:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,314
Posted By Bodwick
Lol Baja Dad, I'm suggesting you get over to...

Lol Baja Dad, I'm suggesting you get over to Dgrin (http://www.dgrin.com/index.php) and work on your skills...:rofl

Sorry to say my shots of 17 from 2004 are not a lot better than yours but at...
Forum: Racing 09-30-2011, 11:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,274
Posted By Bodwick
I had a quick look at the handbook and noticed...

I had a quick look at the handbook and noticed the prices are 714 which is about 830 and 1,000 for the charity aspect which is 1164. A small point but 300 is 300.


Have fun...
Forum: EMEA 09-26-2011, 03:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,871
Posted By Bodwick
Hi Baz, Maybe boring was the wrong word to...

Hi Baz,

Maybe boring was the wrong word to use. I've driven it a few too many times. I'm a bit biased towards Gambia as I own a bar upcountry in Janjangbureh, if you make it that far I'll spot you...
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